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World gone by : a novel / Dennis Lehane.

Lehane, Dennis. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780062200303
  • ISBN: 0062200305
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (416 pages)
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: : HarperCollins, 2015.

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Summary, etc.: Late spring, 1943. The world is at war but the American mob is in its heyday. Former crime boss Joe Coughlin now works as a consigliere to the infamous Bartolo Crime Family, effortlessly handling its interests in Tampa, Boston, and Cuba. In the decade since he lost his wife in a cascade of bullets, Joe has made a home for himself and his son, and once again forged everything out of nothing: money, power, a relationship with a beautiful woman, and a privileged place in Tampa's shadowy underworld.But a rumor surfaces that someone wants Joe dead. And he has only days to figure out who, or he will die. And then there's the ghost--a young boy who appears on the fringes of Joe's vision and seems to be trying to tell him something. Racing against time and fate, Joe hurtles through a violent yet intoxicating world on the brink of total collapse or epic triumph, a world on the cusp of reinvention and rebirth--where the old codes, the old sins, and the old dreams may soon be swept away once and for all.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.
Subject: Organized crime > Fiction.
Ybor City (Tampa, Fla.) > Fiction.
Cuba > History > 20th century > Fiction.
FICTION > Literary.
FICTION > Historical.
FICTION > Suspense.
Genre: Suspense fiction.
Historical fiction.
Electronic books.

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